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ERIC RUDOLPH FINALLY BREAKS THE ICE AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY.

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Ransomville, NY speedster saves the best for the last night of the 2020 Fall Series Season. Story by Kenny Shupp JR. ERIC RUDOLPH FINALLY BREAKS THE ICE AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY. (Dundee, NY)  The Outlaw Speedway wrapped up its 2020 Fall Series this past Friday night and with no other race venues within a four hour drive competing against the Yates County oval a huge car count of some 150 machines representing the Super 7 Show jammed into the pit area. Third generation Ransomville, NY pilot, Eric Rudolph has logged thousands of laps around the Outlaw Speedway during his career having…

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Dan Marsden Tops Record Kart Count to Claim $2,000 Octoberfest 40 Title at Weedsport

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John Meloling Photo Dan Marsden Tops Record Kart Count to Claim $2,000 Octoberfest 40 Title at Weedsport WEEDSPORT, NY (October 19, 2020) – Weedsport Kartway welcomed 366 weekend entries through its gates over the weekend with Dan Marsden claiming the top prize of $2,000 by winning the third annual Octoberfest 40 in the headline PRO Clone 360 division. Marsden bested a field of 33 PRO Clone 360 entries to earn the Sunday finale over Jon Keister, Quentin Graham, Josh Ostrander and Chris Pier. Weedsport track record holder, Jared John, set fast time for the 40-lap affair, but would have to start scratch…

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Larson Wins Bettenhausen 100; Grant is USAC Silver Crown Champ

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(Lonnie Wheatley Photo) LARSON WINS BETTENHAUSEN 100;GRANT IS USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMP By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Springfield, Illinois (October 18, 2020).........Kyle Larson became the 15th driver to win Champ Car races on the three Midwest dirt miles of Du Quoin, the Indiana State Fairgrounds and the Illinois State Fairgrounds, the latter of which he added to his continuously growing checklist on Sunday afternoon in the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series' season finale, the 57th running of the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Fatheadz Eyewear. Meanwhile, Justin Grant reached the mountaintop of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series for 2020,…

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DIETRICH & FINDLEY CLOSE OUT 2020 SEASON WITH WINS; Freddie Rahmer & Cody Fletcher Crowned Track Champions

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 LINCOLN SPEEDWAY Abbottstown, PA DIETRICH & FINDLEY CLOSE OUT 2020 SEASON WITH WINS; Freddie Rahmer & Cody Fletcher Crowned Track Champions UPCOMING SCHEDULE: Saturday, February 27, 2021 (2:00PM) Ice Breaker 30 Abbottstown, PA (October 17, 2020) – The 2020 season came to a close at Lincoln Speedway with the Night of Champions presented by Turner Automotive on Saturday night. Two first time track champions were crowned, and the night was filled with exciting action on the track. Freddie Rahmer went into the night 180 points ahead of Danny Dietrich in the standings for the track championship. Rahmer was chasing…

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WILLIAMSON $53,000 PORT ROYAL VICTOR, KRUMMEL CRATE STAR

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(Dan De Marco Photo) Mat Williamson Earns $53,000 Speed Showcase 200 Victory, Brian Krummel Crate 602 Star at Port Royal Written by Chris Moore PORT ROYAL, PA - An unforgettable, inaugural ‘Speed Showcase 200’ at Port Royal Speedway was capped off with a 200-lap main event for the ages Saturday night. St. Catharines, Ont., native Mat Williamson grabbed the checkered - and the biggest paycheck in Northeast dirt Modified racing this season for the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse No. 3 team. The win netted ‘Money Mat’ $53,000-plus, and another high-paying event added to his resume. Along with the large paycheck, it was Williamson’s first…

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HIRTHLER, BELTZ & HOWARD TOP 50 CAR FIELD OF MODIFIEDS TO SHARE TRIPLE 20 WINS SATURDAY NIGHT IN THUNDER SERIES AT GRANDVIEW

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Bechtelsville, PA (October 17, 2020) – Three different winners topped the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Trick or Treat Triple 20s for Modifieds at Grandview Speedway on Saturday Night – with Kevin Hirthler, Ryan Beltz, and Duane Howard picking up the Modified wins. Kevin Hirthler would add a Sportsman victory to his tally for the night, winning that 20-lap event, as well.   A field of fifty Modifieds took part in the event along with thirty-three  Sportsman.  This was the third event of the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series of 2020 at Grandview in a season abbreviated…

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BOB HILBERT QUALIFYING NIGHT SETS STAGE FOR PORT ROYAL MAIN EVENTS

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By SunocoMedia Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 845.728.2781 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Qualifying Night Sets Stage for Speed Showcase Weekend Main Events Written by Chris Moore PORT ROYAL, PA - “Qualifying Night” presented by Bob Hilbert Sportswear is officially in the books. Twenty-five drivers in both the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled by Sunoco Race Fuels Modifieds and Crate 602 Sportsman locked themselves into each of their respective main events . With a total of 63 Modifieds in the pit area, five Dirt Track Digest 20-lap qualifying races…

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Adam Gray Wins 3rd Career Late Model Championship at Stafford; Still in the Hunt for NASCAR Division 2 Title

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Contact: Scott Running (860) 684-2783 Adam Gray Wins 3rd Career Late Model Championship at Stafford; Still in the Hunt for NASCAR Division 2 Title (Stafford Springs, CT)---While a championship is a special occasion for any driver in their racing career, for Stafford Late Model driver Adam Gray, his 3rd Stafford Late Model title carries with it some extra meaning.  Prior to the 2019 season, long time crew member and family friend of both Gray and his father Barry, Leon Chartier, passed away.  Chartier made Gray promise that he would one day return to Stafford after not racing from 2016-2018 and win a race. …

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MATT SHEPPARD KICKS OFF SPEED SHOWCASE WITH THURSDAY PORT ROYAL VICTORY

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(Dan De Marco Photo) News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 845.728.2781 Matt Sheppard Gets Port Royal Retribution, Wins Thursday Night STSS ‘Speed Showcase 40’ Written by Chris Moore PORT ROYAL, PA – Dominant. That is the only word to describe the performance of Matt Sheppard’s performance.   After narrowly losing out to Anthony Perrego in the most recent event held at Port Royal Speedway last March, Matt Sheppard got retribution Thursday night at the Speed Palace. The Savannah, N.Y., driver topped the ‘Speed Showcase 40’ for the Bob Hilbert…

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Finally! Meseraull Makes it to USAC Midget Victory Lane at Harvest Cup

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(DB3 Inc. Photo) Finally! Meseraull Makes it to USAC Midget Victory Lane at Harvest Cup By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Haubstadt, Indiana (October 10, 2020).........In his two-plus decades of racing with USAC, one piece of the puzzle had been surprisingly absent from Thomas Meseraull's resume - a NOS Energy Drink National Midget points-paying feature victory. After many a close call throughout his career, Meseraull finally sealed the deal Saturday night during Harvest Cup at Haubstadt, Indiana's Tri-State Speedway, but once again for him, it didn't come easy. With an overheating engine and smoke pouring from the headers during the…

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Aaron Reutzel concludes 2020 All Star championship season with $10,000 Jim & Joanne Ford Classic triumph

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Photo Credit: Julia Johnson Photos Aaron Reutzel concludes 2020 All Star championship season with $10,000 Jim & Joanne Ford Classic triumph FREMONT, Ohio (October 10, 2020) - For the third time in as many tries, Clute, Texas-native Aaron Reutzel is an Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 champion, concluding his third consecutive title with a victory during Fremont Speedway’s annual Jim and Joanne Ford Classic finale on Saturday, October 10. The $10,000 victory, accomplished aboard the familiar Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports/Folkens Brothers Trucking/Fischer Body Shop/Hollywood Blasting and Coating/No. 87 sprint car, bumped Reutzel’s season win total…

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LAND OF MURRAY: Last-Lap Pass Decides Sportsman Modifieds on OktoberFAST Night #5

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(Don Romeo Photo) LAND OF MURRAY: Last-Lap Pass Decides Sportsman Modifieds on OktoberFAST Night #5 Canandaigua, NY – Oct 10, 2020 – Joe Grabianowski, DIRTCar Series PR Zach Sobotka made a power move to start the race; but Tyler Murray made the ultimate move to end it. Sealing the deal with a last-lap, last-corner slide job for the win, Murray from Hannibal, N.Y., led only one lap in Saturday’s 30-lap affair at Land of Legends Raceway; but it was the most important one. His $1,000 victory on night five of DIRTcar OktoberFAST proved to be the most thrilling race of…

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BREAK OUT THE BACKUP: Sheppard Switches Cars and Wins Land of Legends OktoberFAST Cash

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(Don Romeo Photo) BREAK OUT THE BACKUP: Sheppard Switches Cars and Wins Land of Legends OktoberFAST Cash Canandaigua, NY – Oct 10, 2020 – Joe Grabianowski, Super DIRTcar Series PR Fans of Matt Sheppard were wondering where exactly where the “Super” has been during this week’s DIRTcar OktoberFAST presented by DIRTVision. Many had him pegged to win multiple Billy Whittaker Cars Super DIRTcar Series Features and certainly, a few podium finishes this week. But that did not materialize until tonight at Land of Legends Raceway. Matt Sheppard, from Waterloo, NY,  held off repeated challenges from King Ferry, NY’s Mike Mahaney,…

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Gular closes out his championship season in winning night #2 of the Diamond Nationals. Tyler Peet, Brad Brightbill, Seth Reichert, Alex Schoffstall (2) and Jim Kost also victorious.

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For Immediate Release  Big Diamond PR 10/11/20  Track Promoter – Jake and Jasmine Smulley  Track website – www.bigdspeedway.net   Gular closes out his championship season in winning night #2 of the Diamond Nationals. Tyler Peet, Brad Brightbill, Seth Reichert, Alex Schoffstall (2) and Jim Kost also victorious.  A short but very successful season has come to a close at the Big Diamond Speedway Saturday night with the running of day #2 of the Diamond Nationals. It was only fitting that this years Insigner Performance Modified champion Mike Gular was the winner of the 40-lap big block/small block challenge taking home a check…

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Thorson Throttles to Leffler Memorial Victory

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(David Nearpass Photo) Thorson Throttles to Leffler Memorial Victory By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Wayne City, Illinois (October 9, 2020).........The third race of Tanner Thorson's tenure with Tom Malloy's midget team turned out to be the charm as the Minden, Nev. native hunted down race-long leader Chris Windom with 11 laps remaining to capture the victory in Friday night's Jason Leffler Memorial USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Ill. The win was Thorson's fifth with the series in 2020, and the 18th of his career, tying him with Tyler Courtney and Dave…

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Cap Henry claims Jim and Joanne Ford Classic Opener at Fremont Speedway for $5,000

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Photo Credit: Paul Arch Cap Henry claims Jim and Joanne Ford Classic Opener at Fremont Speedway for $5,000 FREMONT, Ohio (October 9, 2020) - Forced to chase race-long leader and polesitter, Ian Madsen, for the first 26 circuits, it was a true test of patience and persistence for Republic, Ohio’s Cap Henry on Friday evening at Fremont Speedway, and with a little help from slower traffic, the now three-time Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 main event winner in 2020 was able to sneak by the Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports entry and score the Jim and…

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Strunk wins night one of the Diamond Nationals, Alex Bright & Kenny Miller split USAC twin twenties. Andrew Yoder wins Limited Late Model feature & Sites is the Street Stock winner

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For Immediate Release  Big Diamond PR 10/10/20  Track Promoter – Jake and Jasmine Smulley  Track website – www.bigdspeedway.net   Strunk wins night one of the Diamond Nationals, Alex Bright & Kenny Miller split USAC twin twenties. Andrew Yoder wins Limited Late Model feature & Sites is the Street Stock winner  It was a very successful return for night one of the 2020 Diamond Nationals sponsored by Red White and Blue Autos at Big Diamond Speedway. It has been at least 10 years since the last time the Diamond Nationals have been run here at the speedway and last night saw great fields…

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CORY COSTA WINS FIRST MODIFIED FEATURE EVENT OF THE YEAR AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY.

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CORY COSTA WINS FIRST MODIFIED FEATURE EVENT OF THE YEAR AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY. Comfort in American Racer Tire Sportsman, Payne in Hoosier Tire Sportsman, Cecce wins Street Stocks.  Other feature winners include Justin Eldredge in Hobby Stocks, Roberts invades and wins IMCA Modifieds and Lehman Jr. takes home Mini Stock win.  Story by Kenny Shupp Jr. (Dundee, NY) It was a night of first-time winners in 2020 as the Outlaw Speedway held Fall Series Event #5 this past Friday night.  After last weeks complete rainout, it was business as usual at the historic Yates County Speed plant as some 130…

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Kyle Larson Claims Night One of the Nittany Showdown with World of Outlaws at Port Royal Speedway

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(Dan De Marco Photo) Kyle Larson Claims Night One of the Nittany Showdown with World of Outlaws at Port Royal Speedway By- Justin Snyder Port Royal Speedway- PORT ROYAL, Pa. (Oct. 9, 2020)- Kyle Larson has made Port Royal Speedway his personal playground in 2020. He's beat the PA Posse during Pennsylvania Speedway at the track. He's beaten the Ollie's Bargain Outlets All Star Circuit of Champions as well. Heck, he even beat the Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model Series at the Juniata County oval. Well, Larson checked another series off the Port Royal bucket list as he went wire-to-wire…

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Rocco, Fearn, Puleo, Fearn & L’Etoile Score October 9 NAPA Auto Parts Championship Night Wins at Stafford; Gray, Sullivan, Durand, & Robinson Clinch Track Titles

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Contact: Scott Running (860) 684-2783 Rocco, Fearn, Puleo, Fearn & L’Etoile Score October 9 NAPA Auto Parts Championship Night Wins at Stafford; Gray, Sullivan, Durand, & Robinson Clinch Track Titles (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway hosted its final Friday night race program of the 2020 season with NAPA Auto Parts Championship Night on October 9.  Taking down feature wins on the night were Keith Rocco in the SK Modified® feature, Ryan Fearn in the Late Model feature, Jonathan Puleo in the SK Light feature, Alexandra Fearn in the Limited Late Model feature, and Frank L’Etoile, Jr. in the Street Stock feature.  With…

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Mike Lisowski wins first ever Modified feature at Big Diamond, Mike Gular crowned 2020 points champion.

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Big Diamond PR 10/03/20  Track Promoter – Jake and Jasmine Smulley  Track website – www.bigdspeedway.net   It was a cool, clear crisp night up in the mountains Friday night as the Big Diamond Speedway presented week number two of the their extended fall season and just like last Friday we saw a new winner in victory lane in the Insigner Performance Modifeid division. Mike Lisowski took advantage of Craig Whitmoyer’s misfortune to take the 25-lap $4,000 to win feature event. Friday night was also the last week of points for the Modifieds and it was Mike Gular winning his first ever Big…

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Bouc Bests New Egypt Modified Field For All Star Cup 100 Victory Worth $10,000

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(Jim Brown Photo) NEW EGYPT, NJ - 2020 New Egypt Speedway Vahlco Wheels Modified champion Danny Bouc took the lead from Ryan Krachun on lap 77 and sped off into the Central Jersey night picking up the win in the All Star Cup 100 worth $10,000. It was Bouc’s third win of the season after the Pennsylvania driver won the season opener on July 4th and a Twin 20 on September 5th. On Friday afternoon Bouc was unsure he would even be able to make it to the track on Saturday night after suffering trailer problems that kept him on…

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USAC SPRINT CHAMP BACON WINS FALL NATIONALS; COURTNEY COMES UP LIGHT

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Dallas Breeze Photo USAC SPRINT CHAMP BACON WINS FALL NATIONALS;COURTNEY COMES UP LIGHT By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Lawrenceburg, Indiana (October 3, 2020).........For Brady Bacon, it was an unconventional way to celebrate a victory, standing at his hauler with his crew, family and friends by his side as the winner's trophy was presented to him Saturday night at Lawrenceburg Speedway. Bacon was already cognizant of being crowned the 2020 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car championship by virtue of, what appeared to be, a second-place finish.  Yet, after initial winner Tyler Courtney was found to be 15 pounds underweight during post-race…

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Schatz Holds Off Larson, Wins Williams Grove 75K National Open Freddie Rahmer Is 2020 Track Champion

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(Dan De Marco Photo) Schatz Holds Off Larson, Wins Williams Grove 75K National Open Freddie Rahmer Is 2020 Track Champion Mechanicsburg – Donny Schatz won the biggest sprint car race in the nation on Saturday night, taking the 58th annual, $75,000 to win World of Outlaws Champion Racing Oil National Open at Williams Grove Speedway. It was the North Dakota driver’s unrivaled sixth career win in the oval’s marquee event. Schatz was the third and final leader in the hotly contested 40-lap event with Pennsylvania’s own Logan Schuchart leading at the start with Friday night winner and Saturday polesitter David Gravel falling…

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WATT PUNCHES TICKET TO PORT ROYAL WITH GEORGETOWN FRIDAY WIN

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Ryan Watt Tops Georgetown Modified Field, Earns Port Royal 200 Spot GEORGETOWN, DE – Ryan Watt punched his ticket to Port Royal (Pa.) Speedway on Friday night.Watt not only earned a $3,000 top prize in the L&J Sheet Metal Modified main event at Georgetown Speedway, he also received a guaranteed starting position in the $53,000-to-win ‘Speed Showcase 200’ Oct. 15-17 at Port Royal Speedway. The victory for Boyertown, Pa., native Watt was his first in a Modified at the Delaware half-mile oval in 2020. He previously scored a wingless Sprint Car win on July 24. The historic Georgetown facility played host…

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David Gravel Scores Night One Of Williams Grove National Open, Shane Stewart Busts 18-Year Old One-Lap Track Record With 16.111 Lap

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(Dan De Marco Photo) David Gravel Scores Night One Of Williams Grove National Open, Shane Stewart Busts 18-Year Old One-Lap Track Record With 16.111 Lap Mechanicsburg – David Gravel won opening night of the Champion Racing Oil National Open for World of Outlaws Sprint Cars at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, taking $10,000 for his second oval win of the season with the circuit. The track returns to action Saturday night with the 58th annual Champion Racing Oil National Open paying $75,000 to win as the biggest sprint car race in the nation unfolds beginning at 7:30 pm.  Freddie Rahmer and…

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Christopher, Gray, Debbis, Durand, & Fuller Score October 2 Weekly Racing Feature Wins at Stafford Motor Speedway

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Contact: Scott Running (860) 684-2783 Christopher, Gray, Debbis, Durand, & Fuller Score October 2 Weekly Racing Feature Wins at Stafford Motor Speedway (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway hosted Weekly Racing action on Friday, October 2 with all 5 of its divisions in feature action.  Michael Christopher, Jr. scored his first win of the 2020 season in a thrilling SK Modified® feature event that saw Keith Rocco set a NASCAR record by clinching his 18th career Division 1 track championship.  Adam Gray moved closer to locking down his third career Late Model track championship at Stafford by scoring his sixth win of 2020 in…

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COURTNEY CORRALS KOKOMO’S DOUBLE DOUBLE USAC SPRINT WIN

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(David Nearpass Photo) COURTNEY CORRALS KOKOMO'SDOUBLE DOUBLE USAC SPRINT WIN By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Kokomo, Indiana (September 26, 2020).........Tyler Courtney has gotten quite used to parking it in victory lane at Kokomo Speedway over the past few years. His late-race duel with Brady Bacon during Saturday night's USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature was the latest chapter added to his story as he prevailed with the winning move just three laps from the end to earn his sixth career series victory at the quarter-mile dirt oval, third all-time behind Kokomo greats Dave Darland (9) and Tony Elliott (8).…

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WINDOM A KOKOMO MIDGET WINNER FROM 14TH

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(DB3, Inc Photo) WINDOM A KOKOMO MIDGET WINNER FROM 14TH By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Kokomo, Indiana (September 26, 2020).........Chris Windom had won pretty much everything Kokomo Speedway has had to offer throughout the past decade. He'd won two Sprint Car track championships in 2010 and 2018, numerous sprint car races on the local level at the quarter-mile dirt oval, three victories the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars, and was even victorious in a USAC Regional Midget feature in 2016. Nonetheless, that one USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature win at Kokomo had eluded him.  He led nine…

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2020 Season Concludes At Lanco With Gerhart, Rutherford, Layser and Shearer In Victory Lane

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Newmanstown, PA - Lanco’s Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway celebrated their Halloween Spectacular on a night fit for the spooky holiday. With lingering mist and rain showers, along with a light fog, the action was delayed twice due to weather. Exceptional work by the track crew got the track surface back in racing condition for the final four features of the season. The Sportsman division would take to the speedway first, with David Ravel and Jamie Flickinger on the front row. After the handicap, four very fast cars in Corey Schmuck, Anthony Yerger, Bret Cronrath, and Toby Blumenshine would start in…

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Janczuk Earns $2,000 Top Prize In Land Of Legends Sportsman Showdown Ruggles & Pangrazio take checkers in sprint car & street stock 2020 finales at fairgrounds

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(Don Romeo Photo) Janczuk Earns $2,000 Top Prize In Land Of Legends Sportsman ShowdownRuggles & Pangrazio take checkers in sprint car & street stock 2020 finales at fairgrounds Canandaigua, NY – Sept. 26, 2020 – Tom Skibinski, Land of Legends Raceway PR Billed as the 'Stars of Tomorrow Spectacular' at Land Of Legends Raceway, it was veterans Matt Janczuk, Darryl Ruggles and Josh Pangrazio hauling home the hardware Saturday night in the Ontario Co. Fairgrounds fall championship finale. Janczuk took advantage of late-race traffic to overtake Zach Sobotka in the Speed Connection Sportsman Modified main while last lap misfortune for…

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Anthony Macri Wins $20,000 In 38th Running Of Selinsgrove Nace National Open Garrett Bard gets 305 sprints to close season

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(Dan De Marco Photo) Anthony Macri Wins $20,000 In 38th Running Of Selinsgrove Nace National Open Garrett Bard gets 305 sprints to close season Selinsgrove, Pa. – Anthony Macri of Dillsburg romped to the biggest win of his sprint car career on Saturday night at Selinsgrove Speedway, scoring $20,000 in the prestigious 38th annual Jim Nace Memorial National Open for 410 sprint cars. The win was the second of the year for Macri at Selinsgrove Speedway aboard his No. 39 and his 10th overall of  the season.  Macri started out the night by setting a new track record in qualifications, turning a lap of 15.544…

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REYNA, LEWIS, CLANTON & OTT CROWNED CHAMPIONS; Sweger Wins; Wyatt Hinkle Scores 358 Sprint Victory

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Saturday, September 26, 2020 LINCOLN SPEEDWAY Abbottstown, PA REYNA, LEWIS, CLANTON & OTT CROWNED CHAMPIONS; Sweger Wins; Wyatt Hinkle Scores 358 Sprint Victory UPCOMING SCHEDULE: Saturday, October 10 (6:00pm) Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League Tractor & Truck Pull Saturday, October 17 (6:00pm) NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS | 410 Sprints + 358 Sprints [Final points races of the season] [Rain date: Sunday, October 18] Saturday, October 24 Monster Trucks promoted by Renegade Monster Truck Tour Abbottstown, PA (September 26, 2020) – The final night of the 2020 Dirt Nationals featured the “Crowning of Champions” in each division. The Young Lions, Semi-Pro, Masters and Pro divisions all competed…

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Alan Barker wins first career modified feature at Big Diamond on a night of firsts

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Big Diamond PR 09/26/20  Track Promoter – Jake and Jasmine Smulley  Track website – www.bigdspeedway.net   Alan Barker wins first career modified feature at Big Diamond on a night of firsts It was a night of firsts on Friday night at Big Diamond Speedway on Savage 61 night. Every winning driver from each division won their first ever feature race at the Minersville dirt oval. Alan Barker (Insigner Performance Modifieds), Cole Stangle (USS Achey Open Sportsman), Tyler Peet (Savage 61 Crate 602 Sportsman), Seth Richert (Red White and Blue Autos Roadrunners) and Tyler Lucas (Enduros) all stood in victory lane on Friday…

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LEARY’S LATE RACE HEROICS LIFT HIM TO GAS CITY USAC SPRINT GLORY

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(Ryan Sellers Photo) LEARY'S LATE RACE HEROICSLIFT HIM TO GAS CITY USAC SPRINT GLORY By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Gas City, Indiana (September 25, 2020).........C.J. Leary saved up a little bit of late-race magic en route to Friday night's James Dean Classic USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory at Indiana's Gas City I-69 Speedway, night one of the Indiana Donor Network Driven2SaveLives Double Double.Taking full advantage of a second wind provided by a caution with four laps remaining, Leary swept around the outside of Justin Grant exiting turn four on lap 28 of the 30-lap feature to secure and…

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McIntosh Marches to USAC Midget Triumph at Gas City

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(DB3, Inc Photo) McIntosh Marches to USAC Midget Triumph at Gas City By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Gas City, Indiana (September 25, 2020).........For Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports, it was only a matter of time before winning returned to team's narrative following a 27-race winless streak that stretched a span of 13 months until earlier this month. Enter September and the team is now three-for-three with the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midgets, and key to the KKM revival has been the surge of Cannon McIntosh, the Bixby, Okla. native who began the team's winning streak on Sept. 4 in Sweet…

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Ronnie Silk Wins NAPA Auto Parts 150 at Stafford Speedway

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Contact: Scott Running (860) 684-2783 Ronnie Silk Wins NAPA Auto Parts 150 at Stafford Speedway (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Motor Speedway welcomed the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour to Stafford Speedway for its lone visit of the 2020 season on Friday, September 26 for the NAPA Auto Parts 150.  Ronnie Silk came into the race as one of the hottest NWMT drivers with 3 consecutive podium finishes and he continued his hot streak by winning the NAPA Auto Parts 150 for his second win of the 2020 season and his 4th career NWMT win at Stafford.  Silk enjoyed a dominating day at Stafford…

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Puleo, Durand, & Anderson Score NAPA Auto Parts 150 Feature Wins at Stafford Speedway

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Contact: Scott Running (860) 684-2783 Puleo, Durand, & Anderson Score NAPA Auto Parts 150 Feature Wins at Stafford Speedway (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway hosted the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour for the NAPA Auto Parts 150 with the SK Ligths, Limited Late Models, and Vintage All-Stars also in action.  Scoring feature wins were Jonathan Puleo in the SK Light non-points feature and Andrew Durand in the Limited Late Model non-points feature while Scott Anderson led all 15 laps to win the Vintage All-Stars feature event. In the 20-lap SK Light feature event, Chris Bagnall, Tyler Chapman, and Bob Charland all came together…

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SCOTT HOUDESHELL WIN RACE OF CHAMPIONS TO KICK OFF DIRT NATIONALS; Garrett Bard Charges to 305 Victory

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Friday, September 25, 2020 LINCOLN SPEEDWAY Abbottstown, PA SCOTT HOUDESHELL WIN RACE OF CHAMPIONS TO KICK OFF DIRT NATIONALS; Garrett Bard Charges to 305 Victory UPCOMING SCHEDULE: Saturday, September 26 (6:00pm) DIRT NATIONALS for Central PA Legends + 358 Sprints Saturday, October 10 (6:00pm) Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League Tractor & Truck Pull Saturday, October 17 (6:00pm) NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS | 410 Sprints + 358 Sprints [Final points races of the season] [Rain date: Sunday, October 18] Saturday, October 24 Monster Trucks promoted by Renegade Monster Truck Tour Abbottstown, PA (September 25, 2020) – Friday night kicked off the 2020 Dirt Nationals at Lincoln Speedway. The…

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THE DOCTOR GOES BACK TO BACK AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY Danny Johnson holds off Super Matt Sheppard to score second win of the Fall Series.

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(Mark Ranalletta Photo) Story by Kenny Shupp Jr. (Dundee, NY) Under near perfect late September weather conditions the Outlaw Speedway played host to Fall Series Event #3 as some 103 cars checked in for the Super 6 Show.  Twenty-one of the high-powered Friendly Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram Modifieds saw race action with the three qualifying heats being won by Super Matt Sheppard, Joe Dgien and Hurricane Steve Paine. In the thirty- lap feature event and by the luck of the re-draw, Fall Series Event #1 feature winner, Steve Paine and invader, Sam Allen lead the field to the opening green…

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Freddie Rahmer Wins Third Of Williams Grove Season Friday, Derek Locke Claims 358 Sprint Main And 2020 Track Title

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(Dan De Marco Photo) Freddie Rahmer Wins Third Of Williams Grove Season Friday, Derek Locke Claims 358 Sprint Main And 2020 Track Title Mechanicsburg – Freddie Rahmer won his third sprint car feature of the season at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night in the National Open Tune Up race and in doing so the Salfordville speedster expanded his lead in the season-long point standings with just two races to go in the season. In the 358 sprint main, Derek Locke of Carlisle drove by point challenger Kevin Nouse to score the win and the track title in the division. The…

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Kopcik, Coury, Pearl, Clement, & Fuller Score September 25 Weekly Racing Feature Wins at Stafford Motor Speedway

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Contact: Scott Running (860) 684-2783 Kopcik, Coury, Pearl, Clement, & Fuller Score September 25 Weekly Racing Feature Wins at Stafford Motor Speedway (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway hosted Weekly Racing action on Friday, September 25 with all 5 of its divisions in feature action.  Stephen Kopcik used a mid-race charge to the front of the field to come away with his first SK Modified® victory of the 2020 season, Wayne Coury, Jr. picked up his second Late Model win of 2020, Alexander Pearl won his 2nd consecutive and fourth overall race of 2020 in the SK Light feature, Matt Clement scored his first…

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David Gravel scores Governors Reign title at Eldora for $52,000

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(Photo Credit: Cambell Photography) David Gravel scores Governors Reign title at Eldora for $52,000 ROSSBURG, Ohio (September 23, 2020) - Watertown, Connecticut’s David Gravel etched his name in the Eldora Speedway history books twice in the last two days, first setting a new Eldora Speedway track record of 12.599 during the Governors Reign opener on Tuesday, September 22, then trumping that statistic with a victory in the Governors Reign finale the following evening, scoring a $52,000 top prize in the process while also earning a fourth-career Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory. The…

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Ruble Rules Haubstadt Hustler for First USAC Sprint Win

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(David Nearpass Photo) Ruble Rules Haubstadt Hustler for First USAC Sprint Win By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Haubstadt, Indiana (September 19, 2020).........In a year that had produced one first-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car winner at  Tri-State Speedway this past June, lightning struck twice at the Haubstadt, Ind. quarter-mile dirt oval Saturday night when Kendall Ruble reached victory lane for the first time, collecting $10,000 at the 13th annual Haubstadt Hustler co-sanctioned by the Midwest Sprint Car Series. Ruble (Vincennes, Ind.) joined Stephen Schnapf as the second first-time winner with the series this season, and became the sixth-ever driver to…

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Housworth Highlights New Egypt Speedway Championship Night; Takes Two Track Championships

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(Jim Brown Photo) Housworth Highlights New Egypt Speedway Championship Night; Takes Two Track Championships NEW EGYPT, NJ - In 2019, Jim Housworth lost the Sportsman championship by a scant two markers, the equivalent to just one position on the race track. Housworth who picked up Crate Modified championships in 2010 & 2011 came back with a vengeance in 2020 and earned not one, but two New Egypt Speedway track championships in the Sportsman and Ice Less LLC Crate Modified divisions respectively, becoming the first driver to win two different titles in the same season at NES. Jim Housworth Jim Brown…

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Greve, Swavely, Cronrath and Harrington Win On Pink Out Night at Lanco

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One of the marquee events of the 2020 season saw Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway turn pink in support of the Hershey Medical Center Breast Cancer Center. The annual Pink Out Night presented by Kim’s Kreations saw the four regularly scheduled divisions take to the high banks, with the Sportsman leading off the festivities. Bret Cronrath and Anthony Yerger would take the early lead, before Brett Scully would tip over in turn two with three laps completed. Dave Ravel and Corey Schmuck Jr both made exceptional runs from the mid-pack, where they started due to good finishes last weekend and being…

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Chris Hile Scores Biggest Career Win In 2nd Annual Gerald Hears Memorial

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Flag-to-flag run earns Matt Janczuk DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region Championship (Don Romeo Photo) Chris Hile Scores Biggest Career Win In 2nd Annual Gerald Hears Memorial Flag-to-flag run earns Matt Janczuk DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region Championship Chris HileMark Ranalletta Photo Canandaigua, NY – September 19, 2020 – Tom Skibinski, Land of Legends Raceway PR As temperatures plummeted into the 30s Saturday night, Chris Hile and Matt Janczuk rose to the occasion as the Central New York open-wheel hotshoes struck feature gold in the 2nd Annual Gerald Haers Memorial DIRTcar doubleheader presented by Phelps Cement Products. Hile collected nearly $8,000…

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KYLE LARSON BEATS PA POSSE & ALL STARS TO BANK $20,000 IN DIRT CLASSIC 7 VICTORY

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Saturday, September 19, 2020 LINCOLN SPEEDWAY Abbottstown, PA KYLE LARSON BEATS PA POSSE & ALL STARS TO BANK $20,000 IN DIRT CLASSIC 7 VICTORY UPCOMING SCHEDULE: Thursday, September 24 (6:00pm) Open practice for all divisions Friday, September 25 (6:00pm) DIRT NATIONALS for Central PA Legends + 305 Sprints Saturday, September 26 (6:00pm) DIRT NATIONALS for Central PA Legends + 358 Sprints Saturday, October 17 (6:00pm) NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS for 410 Sprints + 358 Sprints [final point race of the season] [rain date of Sunday, October 16] Abbottstown, PA (September 19, 2020) – Kyle Larson’s 39th win of the 2020 season came on Saturday night in the $20,000 to…

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JEFF STRUNK WINS FREEDOM 76, THE 50TH ANNUAL, FOR THE EIGHTH TIME AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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NEWS FROM THE ROGERS FAMILY OPERATED GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, BECHTELSVILLE, PA ASSISTANT TRACK MANAGER – TINA ROGERS TRACK PHONE: 610.754.7688 or visit www.grandviewspeedway.com MEDIA CONTACT: Ernie Saxton @ esaxton144@aol.com, 215.752.7797 or 267.934.7286 Results by Vicki Gehris JEFF STRUNK EARNS POT OF GOLD WITH 8TH FREEDOM 76 VICTORY IN THE 50TH ANNUAL EVENT BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 20, 2020 . . . It seems as if Jeff Strunk rises to the top in big money paying events. Saturday night in the 50th Annual Freedom 76, a 76-lap Modified race started by the late promoter Bruce Rogers in 1971, the 10 time T.P.Trailers NASCAR track Modified point champion…

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WINDOM BECOMES FIRST 4-TIME HURTUBISE CLASSIC VICTOR AT TERRE HAUTE

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(Ryan Sellers Photo) WINDOM BECOMES FIRST 4-TIMEHURTUBISE CLASSIC VICTOR AT TERRE HAUTE By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Terre Haute, Indiana (September 18, 2020).........In the long, storied history of the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track, few drivers have had the amount of success that Chris Windom has accrued in USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car competition at the half-mile dirt oval. Friday night at Terre Haute, Windom pounced early, shooting to the lead on the opening lap from his starting spot inside the second row, then carved his way through a gridlock of traffic to become the first four-time winner of the…

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